IJoLIS 2023-03-27T03:43:31+05:00 Editorial Team IJoLIS Open Journal Systems <p>International Journal of Librarianship and Information Sciences(IJoLIS)</p> Editorial 2023-03-27T03:43:31+05:00 Editor IJoLIS <p>Community engagement is not a new concept, but it has become increasingly important in recent years as libraries strive to remain relevant in an ever-changing landscape. By engaging with community members, libraries can gain valuable insights into the needs, desires, and aspirations of their patrons, and use this information to design and implement services and <br>programs that are tailored to their unique communities.</p> 2023-03-27T00:00:00+05:00 Copyright (c) 2023 IJoLIS Leadership style and job satisfaction as correlates of turnover intentions among library personnel in private university libraries in South-South, Nigeria 2023-03-21T11:47:18+05:00 Rosemary Anwuli Odiachi <p>Purpose: The study looked at leadership style and job satisfaction as correlates of the turnover intentions among library personnel in private university libraries in South-South, Nigeria. Design/ methodology/approach: The study used a correlational survey <br>design with 113 library staff as the population. The data collection instrument was a questionnaire created by the researcher. A sum of 103 copies of the 113 copies of the questionnaire were obtained, resulting in a 91.15% response rate. The descriptive statistics of Pearson Product Moment Correlational Coefficient (r) (PPMCC) were utilized to analyse data <br>collected from the study questions</p> 2023-03-21T00:00:00+05:00 Copyright (c) 2023 IJoLIS A study on foremost scientific writing books for graduate students and faculty members 2023-03-21T11:40:24+05:00 Sajid Iqbal , Muhammad Ijaz Mairaj , Maliha Saleem , Muhammad Majid Gulzar <p>Purpose - Several books on scientific writing and style guides have been published to enable new graduate students <br>and early career researchers in thriving their careers by learning the art of articulating their work. This paper reports <br>the reviews of 10 books on scientific writing and their transaction statistics from the main libraries of selected <br>universities in Pakista</p> 2023-03-21T00:00:00+05:00 Copyright (c) 2023 IJoLIS Creativity behavior of librarians in Nigeria’s federal universities Ogunmodede Thomas Ayinla1 and Popoola Sunday 2023-03-21T10:23:48+05:00 Olanrewaju <p>Purpose: This study examined the behavior of librarians in Nigeria’s federal universities with regards to their creativity.<br>Design/ Methodology/ Approach: The population of 654 librarians was completely counted and a survey study design of the correlational type was used to elicit data. The tool for gathering data was a questionnaire. A response rate of 79.2% was achieved with 518 respondents who returned the data collecting instrument. At a significance level of 0.05, descriptive and <br>inferential statistics were used to analyze the results.</p> 2023-03-21T00:00:00+05:00 Copyright (c) 2023 IJoLIS Measuring the research performance of LIS academicians in Pakistan using Google Scholar, Scopus and Web of Science databases 2023-03-21T11:43:43+05:00 Midrar Ullah <p><br>Purpose: This study ascertains and compares the quantity of publications, citations, h-indices, rankings and the most cited papers <br>of Pakistani LIS academicians in Google Scholar (GS), Scopus and World of Science (WOS) databases. Design/methodology/approach: The publications of 32 LIS faculty members were scrutinized. Searches by academicians’ name were performed in GS, Scopus and WOS in March 2021.</p> 2023-03-21T00:00:00+05:00 Copyright (c) 2023 IJoLIS Marketing information products and services in the public sector universities of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan 2023-03-21T11:23:25+05:00 Muhammad Ismail , Abid Hussain, Muhammad Idrees <p>Purpose: The aim of this study was to examine the attitude oflibrarians and information professionals towards marketing and to <br>know how the concept of marketing is applied in practice to the&nbsp; university libraries of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP), Pakistan.<br>Design/methodology/approach: The study is based on a survey questionnaire. Total population of the study is consisted of 110 library professionals of the fifteen public sector universities of KP. The target population is consisted of all the information professionals who had at least a postgraduate degree in library and information science.&nbsp;</p> 2023-03-21T00:00:00+05:00 Copyright (c) 2023 IJoLIS